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the attack on the u.s. emery in libya and promises justice for the four americans -- four americans killed, including the ambassador who grew up in the east bay. >>> ambassador stevens and three others were killed when a mob attacked the united states consulate in benghazi. stevens was raised in piedmont. >>> ambassador stevens' body and those of the other victims will be on their way to a u.s. military base in germany before heading home. a marine anti-terrorist team is on the ground providing security. the ambassador is again many that means here and in washington there's mourning. >> as an lamb an -- as-salaam alaikum. my name is chris stevens. >> the piedmont native spent most of his diplomatic career in the arab world with two tours in libya before he was appointed in may. five months after getting the job his life came to a violent and chaotic end when protesters stormed the embassy in benghazi. >> we condemn in the strongest terms, this senseless act of violence. we send our prayers to the families, friends and colleagues of those we've lost. >> three other americans died in the att
at u.s. embassies after that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. the ambassador and three other americans killed. who did it? is al queda striking again? >>> unveiled -- will the new iphone create american jobs? and what was the big idea inside the brand-new phone? >>> and, fast cash -- think robin hood meets al capone. a bank robbery suspect in a high speed chase tosses money out of the window as stunned bystanders scramble in the paths of police. >>> good evening. as we are coming on the air we are learning a lot more about that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. americans were under attack for five hours and today, four of them are dead, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, the dedicated chris stevens, and here at home flags flying half staff in their honor as tonight american embassies around the world have been put on alert warned against demonstrations and violent attacks and particular focus on these seven you see on the map, seven u.s. embassies. u.s. marines had been rushed to libya, and an urgent investigation has begun. who did this and did al q
of americans killed in benghazi libya. we will air a special report when that return ceremony likely within the next half-hour. i'm eric negotiation for cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. u.s. ambassador to libya was from the bay area. chris stevens got his law degree at u.c. hastings in san francisco. katie marzullo joins us with the latest anti-u.s. demonstrations erupting. >> we're getting word of two deaths outside the embassy in tunisia. a cloud of smoke has been seen around the embassy there. thousands are throwing rocks at police and police are feirlg tear gas at protestors. also in lebanon, at least one person is dead. security officials say a crowd set fire to a kfc and arby's restaurant. they clashed with police who opened fire killing one person. a u.s. four say a response team has arrived in yemen as security forces were firing live rounds and tear gas into the crowd of about 2,000 protestors who were trying to march to the u.s. embassy. yesterday, hundreds of protestors stormed the embassy compound and burned the american flag. in cairo, egypt, fourth day of the row
. an elite group of u.s. marines heading to libya to help safeguard american facilities. >> investigators are trying to determine if the deadly consulate rampage was a coordinated terror attack timed for 9/11. it is thursday, september 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, i'm john muller. rob nelson is on assignment. >> i'm paula faris on this thursday. president obama has tough new words about the attack. we'll get the latest in a moment. >>> also this half hour, a different kind of security breach at kennedy airport. as 100,000 mini bottles of booze, they're gone. they're missing. >> 100,000 of the little bottles? >> yeah, now airport workers right there they're under arrest. >> then now, you see it now you don't. incredible shrinking product. giving you less for your dollar. and what we are going to tell you about saving at the supermarket. >> we shared this yesterday. a lot of you weighed in on facebook. you have some great money saving tips. one took me by surprise. we will share it. >> i look forward to that. >>> later, it turns out, heidi k
>>> this morning, fresh fallout from the attack in libya. >> a military response overnight to the killing of four americans, including the ambassador. president obama, working the phones early this morning and offering blunt, new comments about america's struggle in the region. >>> all eyes on the fed. the central bank expected to act within hours on a brand-new effort to boost the economy. >>> it's here. a mere rumor for months. apple unveils the iphone 5. but is it already overshadowed by what else apple introduced? >>> and fast cars and free cash. a bank robber's money-tossing ride through l.a. one of the weirdest car chases ever. >>> good morning. i'm john muller. in nor rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. >> we just learned that another embassy has been stormed by protesters, this time in yemen, the nation that's home to al qaeda's most active branch. the crowd damaged the embassy grounds but did not enter the building. >> overnight, we learned of a military buildup, response to the first protest in libya and egypt. we will go live to cairo in a moment. but first, here
've been following overseas. just getting word from the pentagon it sending marine reinforcements to libya after deadly attacks there. the man who made the online movie that sparked that violence in libya and egypt is a 56-year-old israeli filmmaker based in california. he has gone into hiding. the movie insults islam's provefest -- profitt mohammed, -- just getting new information on chris stevens he was born and raised in northern california according to -- he went to piedmont high graduated and from uc berkeley and then uc hastings law in san francisco. deep bay area roots for the american ambassador to libya who was killed. more on stevens' death at 6:30. >>> developing news from the city of alameda, firefighters put out a fire in a duplex crews say there were chevy flames from the rear of the build -- [ inaudible ] . [ unintelligible ] >> reporter: you have to hand it to apple they know how to launch a product so much speculation. everybody is excited about this announcement that is going to be coming here at yerba buena gardens, 10:00 this morning. we know a few things that aren't go
with libya's revolutionaries. he risked his life to stop a tyrant, then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens'. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning, and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith, was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague. and was in libya on a brief, temporary assignment. he was a husband, to his wife, heather. with whom i spoke this morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country. service that took him from victoria to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and sean and their colleagues to libya is noble and necessary. and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today, many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destru
>>> tonight on "nightline." under attack, militants stormed a u.s. consulate in libya with rocket propelled grenades kills the american ambassador and others. >>> bye-bye buckyballs. they are popular toys, but kids are swallowing. one agency wants them off shelves for good. why this controversy has conservatives crying. and the right stuff. before "top gun" the usual suspects or "jaws" these hollywood stars got their start in intense acting competition. meet teens across l.a. taking the stage to compete for stardom. >>> good evening i'm terry moran, tonight americans under siege after heavily armed militants stormed the u.s. consulate in libya leaving the american ambassador and three others dead in the town of bengha benghazi. as president obama condemns this outrageous attack anti-american protesters spreading across the middle east in response to an anti-muslim film one backed by an infamous koran burning preacher. the flag is half staff for an american hero. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: he was 52 years old. a former peace c
? >>> the body of the four americans who died in benghazi, libya, are back on american soil. ambassador chris stevens from peaked moneyed -- from piedmont was among them. a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremonies at joint base andrews in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state clinton knew him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after tad's ceremonies the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher steven's funeral are pending. >>> anti-american protests are spreading across the globe. demonstrations are on going in 30 countries right now. at least four people have been killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. at the center of these protests, the independent on-line movie made here that insults islam and ridicules the prophet, mohamed. but should youtube pull them from th
or government of libya. >> attack in libya after crowds stormed the u.s. embassy in cairo, the egyptian mobs believe that movie insults islam. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney criticized mr. ob yaum's response to anti-american protests throughout the muslim world. >> a terrible course for america to stand in in apology for our values that instead when our grounds are being attacked, and being breeched, that the first response of the united states must be outrage at the breech of the sovereignty of our nation. >> president obama announced he's ordered increased security at u.s. embassies and other missions around the world in the wake of this tragedy. >> the attack on the consulate is hitting many people here in the bay area hard. >> and as mentioned ambassador stevens twont high school, and college here. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador owe to libya. >> chris stevens made this video to introduce himself in liba. waits a long way away from the 1978 graduate of piedmont high. he was working on building relationships between academics in the u.s. and l
tonight, coming home. the solemn return for the four americans killed in libya. the caskets brought off the plane. the president, the secretary of state, their families waiting. while overseas, those fiery protests continue to spread. now, in 30 countries. our team on it all. >>> the royal fight. new tonight. buckingham palace suing over those photos of kate. an outraged prince william defending his wife, as the palace remembers what happened to his mother. >> hi, david! >>> and made in america is back, and the simple question tonight -- is the next million dollar invention sitting right in your home? tonight, you're going to say, why didn't i think of that? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. and we do begin here with breaking news. we're learning just a moment ago of an attack on a base in afghanistan. two u.s. marines have been killed. we don't know if it's related to the same anti-american protests raging in the region, but it does come on a day when america witnessed a somber homecoming. ♪ sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods and u.s
of the revolution in libya are quite common and accessible. then it evolved from there. we'll get to see exactly what the investigation finally confirms. but that's the best information that we have at present. >> why was there such a security breakdown in benghazi? >> first of all, we had substantial presence with our -- >> not substantial enough -- >> with our personnel at our consulate in benghazi. tragically two of the four americans there killed were providing security. that was their function. it obviously didn't prove sufficient to the nature of the attack and sufficient in that moment. and that's why, obviously, we have reinforced our remaining presence in tripoli and why the president has been very clear in libya and throughout the region, we're going to call on the governments first of all, to assume their responsibilities to protect our facilities and personnel. >> but why would we not have marines there in libya? this is an unstable country. why were there not marines there to begin with? >> that depends on the circumstances and the requirements. our presence in tripoli as in benghaz
volunteer died from complication of the west nile virus. >> violence in libya and new information from officials about how 4 americans lost their lives this week during that attack. >> bart spends 1 million dloors clean up a big mess at some of the station. >> the company that found out the hard way what happens when apple no longer wants your saz.no >> there is new information tonight about the 4 americans who died in libya. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith and former navy seal glenn doherty all killed. another former seal tyrone woods was the fourth person who died. >> lybian official says there were 2 attack. first by a group that set the consulate on fire then a second attack on convoy carrying stevens, doherty an woods to safety. lybian government says it's already made some arrests. >> thinks what is left of the u.s. consulate, charred, ransacked, abandoned after the u.s. ambassador and 3 others were killed here. today the lybian government announced it hazard several of the militant it believes were responsible for tuesday late night assault. >> this is first time
after at pointment as u.s. ambassador to libya he remained connected through facebook, joking and wanting to stay in touch. >> only bit of solace in this whole thing sthae was doing what he loved to do and he, i think he died as he was trying to make the world a better place. >> and he says his brother never married but had many girlfriends over the years. in the final weeks of his life he twont a friend's wedding in sweden, went to vienna to enjoy good restaurants and museums before returning to libya to get back to work. >> and the first reports indicated waits in retaliation for a you tube video, a movie trailer that made fun of islam and prophet of mohammed. but officials are saying this is a planned terrorist attack and the video had nothing to do with it. >> there are experts today, one senior fellow, his area includes extremist groups in the east. also spoke with jerry mckensman he's a diplomat in res dense at princeton university. both say there sefdz the attack was planned apart from the mob reaction over that video. >> this attack carried out on september 11th by a g
. as the bodies of four americans killed in libya return home, we have the latest on the full-blown crisis over an amateur but inflame toir movie. >>> the new oprah? the talk show queen is passing the torch to this straight-talking counselor whose specialty is fixing lives. tonight, oprah and iyanla vanzant talk about their new project and their famous feud. >>> and, battle royale. a topless photo scandal rocks the royal palace, as prince william and kate sue a magazine in a paparazzi skirmish reminiscent of the late princess diana. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," september 14th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, the fires of anti-americanism are burning around the world tonight. all sparked by a film called "the innocence of muslims," which may not even be a real film. only a laughably amateurish trailer exists online, created by a convicted fraudster in hiding and described by one man who worked on it as something like a "saturday night live" sketch directed by the three stoo
overseas. u.s. ambassador to libya was killed in overnight attacks in the mideast. he had deep bay area ties. katie marzullo is live with the latest. >> reporter: there are protests right now in egypt. it was the earlier violence in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador with bay area ties. ambassador chris stevens was born and raised in northern california he graduated from uc berkeley in 1982 and hastings college of law in 1989 he had just become ambassador in libya in may of this year. he was killed in a rocket attack on his car as he tried to leave the embassy, which was unseen. three other americans also killed all with senior security positions. protesters swarmed the embassy reportedly over an amateur film made by an american that ridiculed islam's prove fit mohammed. protesters -- stormed the embassy and tore down the american flag. -- secretary of state clinton is concerned the protest might spread to other countries and u.s. embassies throughout the arab world are on high alert. >>> milpitas police released photos of three wanted in connection with weekend murder of a convenience
, smashing windows and burned cars. a similar protest occurred in yemen. police in libya arrested several militants in connection with the deadly embassy attack that killed four people. abc 7 news is here with more on this story. >> and there is antiu.s. demonstrators spreading across the middle east the day after ambassador to libya was killed. >> first egypt, then liba. now, yemen. pro testors tried storming a u.s. embassy while chanting death to america. the violence being tied to a film that depicts the prophet mohammed as a womanize skbrer a fraud. >> this video is disgusting and there is no justification. none for responding to this video with violence. >> investigators are tracking down the men carrying out the attack that killed ambassador chris asteven asks three other autos we're going bring those who killed our fellow americans to jus tis a majority of libyans have condemned this attack. >> we're so sorry about the killing of ambassador steven autos and one person said we're learning more about the film. >> there was never a mention of mohammed. >> this actress says the title a
. 1:40 in the morning following repeat of the 11:30 newscast. >> new information from libya two days after the attack on the u.s. consulate. >> a libyan official reports a member of the militants have been arrested in connection with the attack. since it was followed by an organized raid on what is supposed to be a secret safe house. the attack happened as pro testers demonstrated against an online film which was strongly denounced today by u.s. official autos this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denegrate a great religion and provoke rage. >> these are the pictures of the ambassador chris steven who's went to high school in peed yont. >> we're learning the identity of the film make yes, authorities identifying him as a 55-year-old who lives in southern california serving time for bank fraud and is on probation, he says he is scared of retaliation and denied directing the film. an actress in the film says he did make it, and lied to her about the real content and made the film to promote a particular view. >> i said why did you do
americans who died in benghazi, libya, are back on american soil. ambassador chris stevens from peaked moneyed -- from piedmont was among them. a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremonies at joint base andrews in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state clinton knew him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after tad's ceremonies the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher steven's funeral are pending. >>> anti-american protests are spreading across the globe. demonstrations are on going in 30 countries right now. at least four people have been killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. at the center of these protests, the independent on-line movie made here that insults islam and ridicules the prophet, mohamed. but should youtube pull them from their site. thomas rom
, thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. the u.s. ambassador to libya born in northern california educated here in the bay area is dead. >> deadly attack on him and three other americans can be traced to a controversial movie. >> katie marzullo is live in the breaking news center with the latest. >> reporter: new now the white house is reacting to death of u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens born and raised in northern california graduated from uc berkeley in 1982 and hastings college of law in 1989. he had just become the ambassador of libya in may of this year. he was killed in a rocket attack on his car as he tried to leave the embassy, which was under seen. reports are saying that three -- was under seen. reports are saying three others were killed as well. president obama has released a statement within the last 20 minutes or so it says in part: on a personal note, chris was a courageous and exemplary representative of the united states. he selflessly served our country and the libyan people at our mission in benghazi. his legacy will endure wherever human bein
considering how well liked the ambassador was in libya. and how effective he has been. >> he was fluent in arabic, a language he began to learn in the peace corps. >> one of the thing that's impressed me last in libya was listening to stories from people who are old enough to traveled and studied in the united states back when we had closer relations. those days are back. >> he was a history major at cal and a 1989 graduate of hastings. one professor was still in touch with him. >> he went to go save his own people. he didn't have to do that. he could have sent marines. he didn't have to go in there. he chose to try to save his people and that is just what is he all about. >> he was a 1978 graduate of piedmont high school. he was active in the theater department. he loved tennis, and running and his friends. >> after he had been appointed on facebook he was staying in touch with people and never lost ability to just reach out to people and be great. >> and he says his brother tom, says chris never married and spent final weeks of his life in sweden in a friend's wedding and then twont v
complication of the west nile virus. >> violence in libya and new informatio about how 4 americans lost their lives this week during that attack. >> bart spends 1 million dloors clean up a big mess at some of the station. >> the company that found out the hard way what happens when apple no longer wants your saz.no >> there is new information tonight about the 4 americans who died in libya. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith and former navy seal glenn doherty all killed. another former seal tyrone woods was the fourth person who died. >> lybian official says there were 2 attack. first by a group that set the consulate on fire then a second attack on convoy carrying stevens, doherty an woods to safety. lybian government says it's already made some arrests. >> thinks what is left of the u.s. consulate, charred, ransacked, abandoned after the u.s. ambassador and 3 others were killed here. today the lybian government announced it hazard several of the militant it believes were responsible for tuesday late night assault. >> this is first time ambassador lost in more than 30 year
and three other americans in libya. could they have been protected from the deadly attack? >>> runway rumble. a fight between two flight attendants broadcast on the passenger intercom. it delays an american airlines jet for hours. >>> sky high. the woman with a fear of heights trapped like this for four hours, 300 feet up. how did her husband come to the rescue? >>> and robin's journey. a big day for our robin roberts. as she gets her bone marrow transplant and sends a message from a room filled with prayer. >>> good evening. we begin with the president, fending off heated questions tonight about the death of the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans who served in libya. both the president and the secretary of state, hillary clinton, were pressed to answer whether this could have been prevented. and abc's jon karl starts us off tonight. >> reporter: it was the very first question for president obama at a univision forum in miami today. why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in libya? he didn't directly answer. >> when the initial events happened in cairo and a
growing by the minute. and we finally know the names of all four americans killed in libya, now being mourned here at home. >>> stocks are soaring this morning around the globe. response to the fed's aggressive move to help more americans find work. >>> the smash and grab on four wheels. the crooks who used a bmw to drive right into their local apple store. >>> and wild kingdom. how did a face like this go undiscovered until now? >>> good morning. i'm john muller, in for rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. we begin with day four of anti-american fury, boiling over in the arab world this morning, touched off by an inflammatory movie made here in the u.s. >> this is what it looks like at the u.s. embassy in cairo overnight. we've seen demonstrations, throwing stones, molotov cocktails and police fighting back with tear gas. >> and that violence is putting embassies across the middle east, on high alert. the egyptian government is actively monitoring the situation, after a reportedly blunt exchange between president obama and the egyptian president. >> i don't think that we would consider th
in libya? >>> high temperatures today. mainly 80s inland, 70s around but 80s most dominant you don't see many 90s if any today a little cooler than yesterday many low to mid 70s seattle and portland. 60s great lakes to the northeast. 70s atlanta, 101 phoenix. major airports across the lower 48 all have green, no organized area of severe weather. scattered thunderstorms through the mountains here. check out our flight tracker, abc7news.com. >>> 4:48. on the presidential campaign trail today mitt romney heads to battleground states ready to talk specifics. president obama will be courting female viewers with appearance on "the view." watch it here at 10. the president will show his international profile at the united nations. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is also heading there for tomorrow's general assembly gathering with 100 other world leaders. the u.s. presidential vase heating up with more ads. -- race is heating up with more ads. >> reporter: mitt romney continues his battleground state tour in colorado today as he tries to rebound from a difficult week. national polls show t
in libya. we learned more today about those five hours under siege in the dark of night, ending in the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. there have been arrests in libya tonight. and we have two reports. we'll start with abc's jeffrey kofman on the ground. jeffrey? >> reporter: good evening, diane. at least one of the militants believed to be involved in that attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others has been arrested. that according to libya's new prime minister, who is determined to show he's cooperating with the united states. he says more arrests will follow. meanwhile, two u.s. destroyers have been positioned off the coast of libya and an elite team of 50 u.s. marines has arrived here in tripoli to guard the u.s. embassy and to assess security. nonessential personnel have been evacuated to germany. the mood here on the streets, calm but tense. people here coming up to us, and saying, please tell the people in america we are so sorry. now, let's turn to my colleague, martha raddatz, with more on what we are learning about securit
those killed during an attack in benghazi libya. >> military procession escorted their coffins and joint base andrews in maryland. president obama called him everything america could want as an ambassador. hillary clinton knew him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after yesterday's ceremonies the bodies were sent to a more terry in delaware. >> terry: this morning our media partner reports a caltrain operator had smoked marijuana before a near disaster at south san francisco station. passengers jumped for their live when a speeding train barreled down at them at 75 miles an hour back on august 24. the passengers were legally crossing the tracks but the train almost hit them. they say the engineer whose train was stopped tested positive for pot and both engineers should have been in radio contact while on paid administrative leave pending on an investigation. >> in southern california, firefighters are back on attack on a brush fire. this is
and nonemergency personnel to leave the embassies in sudan and tunisia. they canceled visits to libya to probe the killings of four americans at the embassy there. we are getting a glimpse of the man who started the video. we have more from afghanistan. >> around the world scenes of anger and raw emotion. in pakistan protestors stomp on the u.s. flag and in egypt emergency crews struggled to regain control after a night of rioting. the anger had even tread down under. >> some of that anger has again turned deadly. in afghanistan the taliban released this video, the aftermath of a revenge attack storming into a base killing two u.s. marines and wounding many more all this while the man believes to be behind the controversial film seen here with his face and head covered met overnight with probation officers. they are investigating his activities. today members of his own christian community are distancing themselves from his actions. >> we reject violence we reject insensitivity. this is not sensitive to our muslim brothers. >> he turned down the request from the obama administration to remove
ambassador with bay area ties killed in libya. how his life giving students at how his life giving students at local law [ yelling] hundreds of protestors march through san francisco tonight on the first anniversary of the occupy movement. good evening i'm dan ashley. carolyn has the night off. >> they have been loud but peaceful as they move through san francisco tonight. they started in the financialal district but have now moved to justin herman plaza along the embarcadero where they first gathered a year ago. we are live tonight with what is happening. >> about 30 demonstrators still here tonight but they continue plan on occupying the plaza like they did last year instead they say they are concentrating on putting more pressure on the banks. one year after the start of the occupy movement occupy demonstrators are back in justin herman plaza. since being banished from the plaza, organizers say they have been quietly pressuring bank to work with people leak daniel. his monthly mortgage of 2500 dollars was reset to 5000 dollars a month and laid off opera sentencinger says the bank
perfume on it. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- developing news out of libya. a state department worker is dead, killed in a violent attack >>> this morning on "world news now" -- developing news out of libya. a state department worker is dead, killed in a violent attack on a u.s. consulate. >>> u.s. diplomats are on alert in that region. and the situation is being called a very dangerous one as a new day dawns in the region. it is wednesday, september 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm john muller. >> good morning, everybody. i'm paula faris. we will get to the developing news in just a moment. >>> but first, 9/11 remembered. how new york city, pennsylvania, and the nation's capital marked a solemn day. a bit differently than they have in year's past. this is my first time actually being in new york city on the anniversary, and, very, very somber mood in this city today. >> absolutely. >>> also this morning, americans spent more than $1 billion on a popular health supplement, a prominent new study shows that fish oil may just be as
capitals this morning, a day after the death of chris stevens the u.s. ambassador to libya, fueled by a movie made by a california filmmaker. security is being beefed up at united states missions around the world. >> reporter: right now u.s. officials say the pentagon is moving two warships to the libyan coast they carry tomahawk missiles but do not have a specific mission but they give commanders flexibility to respond to any mission ordered by the president. also right now, new video in yemen, protesters have stormed the entrance of the united states embassy there and have burned an american flag. they have made it past the outer security wall inside to the main gate you see there. at this point it does not appear they've breached the embassy building. it was a violent protest in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. last night the fraternity at uc berkeley of which he was a member held a candlelight vigil in his honor. we were able to talk with stevens' stepfather by phone. >> there's no one in the english-speaking world that is more sympathetic to the arab cause and
of the consulate in libya after it was attacked by militants on tuesday night. an attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans there. the libyan government announced it has arrested several militants it believes was responsible for the attack and more on the mideast unrest coming up in just a few minutes. >> eric: pope benedict has aarrived in lebanon. he landed in beirut within the last hour and spoke to people that gathered at the airport. his three-day visit comes at a time of turmoil with the civil war in neighboring syria and the aftermath of the deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. lebanon has the largest number of christians in the area. >> san francisco is bracing for monday the one-year anniversary the occupy wall street movement. members of occupy san francisco plan to stage several demonstrations. it will end with a march set to begin at 5:00 p.m. on cal street. occupy protestors say the movement has been successful stopping some foreclosures. >> wells fargo has come to the table and now they are sitting down and looking at modification process where
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agrees to the u.n. with a tribute to the late u.s. ambassador to libya and bay area native, chris stevens. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> he called attacks that killed the ambassador and three others assault on the ideals on which the u.s. was founded and issued a strong warning to iran. >> reporter: the backdrop for the president's address to the united nations this morning was a flexing of military muscle in the persian gulf. -- gulf the president paid tribute to the four americans killed during the attacks in libya. >> the president: we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens not by his killers. today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: the remarks at the u.n. this morning sent an unmistakeable message. >> the president: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel and the stability of the global economy. >> reporter: israel has threatened a airstrike against iran if the country does not halt its n
on the embassy in benghazi, libya. >> a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremony at saint an degrees military base in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. hillary clinton new him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the will bean people from a tyrant, and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after yesterday's ceremonies, the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher stevens's funeral are pending. >>> this morning our media partner san jose news said a caltrain operator smoked marijuana before a near disaster. passengers jumped for their lives as a speeding train came down on them at 75 miles an hour. the passengers were legally crossing the tracks when the train going on the opposite track almost hit them. it was a close call but no one was hurt. the engineer who was stopped at the station tested positive for pot after 9 incident and both engineers should have been in radio contact. they are on paid administrat
on the embassy in benghazi, libya. >> a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremonies in maryland. president obama called 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state hillary clinton new him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant, and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after yesterday's ceremonies, the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher stevens' funeral are pending. >>> this morning our media partner, the mercury news, reported a caltrain operator smoked marijuana before a near disaster. passengers jumped for their lives as a speeding train came down on them at 75 miles an hour. the passengers were legally crossing the tracks when the train going on the opposite track almost hit them. it was a close call but no one was hurt. cal strain said the engineer who was stopped at the station tested positive for pot after the incident and both engineers should have been in radio contact. they are on paid administra
killed last week when the consulate in libya was attacked. lillian is here with what students fact you will l think to say about the ambassador tonight. hi praise indeed. >>reporter: ambassador attended haze ntion the 80's and made a lasting impression. as for the current crop of students he made an impression on them too. >> ambassador serves as shining example to all of us. >>reporter: none of the students knew ambassador christopher stevens. he graduated from uc hastings college of law in 1989. but the young men and women felt compelled to take part in a candle light vigil in his honor. >> he sat in the same classroo classroom. maybe he has the same professors and we are connected to this person. he was a great person. grit person to be connected to. >>reporter: ambassador stevens died last we can after an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. part of wave of unrest over an apartment islam film. witness accounts new video now indicate the ambassador was still breathing when a crowd of libya walk through the compound after the assault. carried him to a car that drove hi
. thank you, david. >>> now, to an explosive headline about the 9/11 attack in libya that killed four americans, including america's ambassador, chris stevens. the white house originally described it as a mob riot, but today, high-ranking officials called it something more sinist sinister, the work of terrorists, preplanned, sophisticated, highly engineered and deadly. abc's jake tapper has the details. good evening, jake. >> reporter: good evening, george, that's right. and this 180 comes on the heels of criticism, much of it from republicans, that the white house downplayed this terrorist attack, less than two months before the election. secretary of defense leon panetta today acknowledged that the attack that killed four americans in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11 was not only carried out by terrorists, it was premeditated. >> as we determined the details of what took place there and how that attack took place, that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack. >> reporter: the white house first suggested that the benghazi attack was spontaneo
destroyers right off the coast of libya, as the entire region heats up. hundreds of demonstrators storm the u.s. embassy in yemen overnight. opening fire, smashing windows. we're live inside the hot zone. >>> filmmaker under fire. tensions blazing over the anti-muslim film. questions about whether the film does exist. we hear from one of the actors. >>> explosive, new details from amanda knox's new boyfriend. revealing for the first time why he and amanda were acting so oddly right after her roommate's death. and why he feels so guilty right now. ♪ go on take the money and run >>> caught on camera. racing at 100 miles per hour through the streets of l.a. the men in this stolen car, chased by police after fleeing a bank holdup. alleged robbers tossing cash out the windows. people running through the streets to pick it up. are these the high-speed robin hoods? >>> and good morning, america. robin on her medical leave. amy robach with us. so much to get to. we're going to show you the brand-new pictures from yemen. chaotic scene there today. protesters broke into the u.s. embassy compound. hun
three weeks after the ambassador and three other americans were killed in libya, the white house now says it was a premeditated terrorist attack. what's behind this change from the administration? >>> and then on alert, some of the biggest banks in america are being hit in a wave of cyber attacks. how millions of customers could be affected. >>> and later, do demi moore and ashton kutcher have a secret reason they haven't gotten a divorce? we'll have the swirling speculation coming up in "the skinny." >> uh-huh. all right. >>> we begin with the terrifying workplace shooting rampage in minneapolis. bullets flying within the walls of a small business. >> we know for sure this morning that the gunman is among at least five people dead. three people are in critical condition. we get more from our own todd wilson of our minneapolis affiliate kstp. >> 911 calls came through dispatch about a shooting at access signage systems in chestnut. this neighborhood was on lockdown for hours. residents came out of their houses to see what was going on. >> our neighborhood is quie
been killed in libya. we have a team of reporters in the region. for the latest updates coming up on "good morning america." >>> that violence is condemned by both presidential campaigns. with 55 days to go, mitt romney is under criticism from members of his own party. the latest poll shows president obama opening up a slight lead. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: mitt romney in nevada on the anniversary of 9/11, in front of the national guard. >> we must keep our promises and regain the trust of all those who have worn the uniform and served our country. >> reporter: his speech comes after criticism romney left afghanistan out of his convention speech. his loudest critics might be within his own party, after those poll numbers showing the president now leading the race. more americans now trust the president on the economy than romney. and on that point, conservative dmen tater laura ingraham jumping in. tweeting first to team romney. time to apply turnaround skills to romney's campaign. and on her radio show -- >> if you can't beat barack obama with this record, then shut d
brought home from libya. abc's lama hasan is in cairo, egypt, tonight, where the protests have begun to subside. lama? >> reporter: david, tonight the streets are controlled again, after cracking down on the protesters, driving them out and away from the u.s. embassy. but this region is a powder keg. the militant group hezbollah is calling for more protests across lebanon. and in pakistan today, more violent demonstrations. police fired warning shots to stop the protesters from advancing toward the u.s. consulate in karachi, but across much of this region, the violence we've seen over the last couple of days has mostly died down. meanwhile, the libyan government today announced it had arrested 50 people involved in the consulate attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the libyan president saying the attack was planned by foreign fighters linked to al qaeda who had entered the country months ago. david? >> lama hasan, thank you. >>> and we wanted to pick up where she left off there, that statement by libya's president, saying the attack on the u.s. consu
away to safety moments after the attack. the u.s. says last week's attack on the consulate in libya was not planned. but libya's interim president is now contradicting that, suggesting the attack could have been the work of al qaeda. paula and sunny. >> thank you, tahman. >>> british military officials say they have no plans to cut short prince harry's four-month deployment at camp bashton. in fact, he is set to fly a mission this week. but abc's foreign senior correspondent martha raddatz said the prince's superiors do not think they could get far on to the secure base. >> i don't think the attack on the airfield themselves, this has got to make them rethink this and prince harry too. i doubt he would want to be in a more dangerous condition because of his presence. >> now, over the weekend, former british prime minister john major said it would be a major victory for the taliban if prince harry were to be moved now. >>> a suburban chicago teenager determined to set off a bomb in a downtown chicago bar will be in court today. the would-be terrorist is facing charges of attempting t
.s. consulate in libya. there were mounting question as -- questions about why ambassador chris stevens didn't have more security and if the administration didn't see the attack coming, or if they've did why didn't the white house now call it a terrorist attack? they haven't gone so far as to say it was methodically planned. >> it was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo. >> what happened in benghazi was not an anti-american protest, it was not as a result of a youtube video. it was an orchestrated anti-american terrorist attack. >>> meanwhile in tripoli, libya's president joined mourners at a memorial for ambassador stevens and three americans killed in that attack. >>> a notebook kept by the colorado movie theater shooting suspect was at the center of arguments during a court hearing. james holmes appearing in court with short brown hair instead of the orange seen before. prosecutors yesterday gave up their fight to see the notebook that holmes sent to a psychiatrist saying they didn't want to delay proceedings. well, analysts say they could still get
tribute to the u.s. ambassador killed in libya and called on the room to make a united stand against extremism machine here's jake tapper. >> reporter: the president made the focus of his united nations speech about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to a u.s. ambassador to libya, attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago today. he extommed the humanity and hope stevens stood for. today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like chris stevens, and not by his killers. >> reporter: but, in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his domestic audience -- accused by republicans of glibly down playing the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies the mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago, the white house was asking youtube to review whether that anti-muslim film violated the terms of us
in the first place. obviously, he said things around the attacks in egypt and libya. also, this 47% comment, you know, i think the message that he sends to american people, if he has written off half the country, they're not his concern, so, we're happy to have a debate about our economic plans, our tax plans, where we want to take the country in terms of health care and education. by the way, it's rich. george, you covered this race very carefully. governor romney, during the primary, vice -- vision rated his opponents, when his opponents complained, he stopped whining. he questioned the president on, making us a less christian nation. give me a break. you know, presidential campaigns are tough, but we're saying the truth about what governor romney wants to do. but that may be inconvenient. but, we're very confident with the case we're going to make proactively about the president. and how that contrasts with governor romney. >> the governor has shown that he can be tough in these debates as you pointed out. we're seeing some reports that he's preparing some zingers to get under the presid
was spreading and deepening. the american consulate in benghazi, libya, was in flames. and the ambassador and three other americans, dead, after militants attacked with gun fire and rocket-propelled grenades. by wednesday, the crowd outside the embassy in cairo had grown larger and the mood, ugly. the rhetoric now, a world away from the heady days of the arab spring last year. when i visited yemen during its own uprising, the atmosphere was optimistic. things have clearly changed. >> we do have to recognize that this kind of outrage that we're seeing in the region is a result of an enormous amount of frustration with the lack of fulfilled promises about the arab spring. the arab spring wasn't just about freedom and democracy. it was about social and economic progress. >> reporter: despite the death and utter devastation at the u.s. mission in benghazi, the state department insists there was a robust security presence. >> we determined that the security at benghazi was appropriate for what we knew. >> reporter: yet, just the day before the attack, al qaeda's leader urged libyans to retalia
.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, tonight. this is the city you'll recall where rebels held out against gadhafi's army last year until u.s. and nato forces flew to their revolutionary cause. in neighboring egypt it wasn't militants but angry protesters who rushed the walls of the u.s. embassy in cairo, tore down the american flag, and replaced it with a black islamist banner. all of it apparently sparked by an obscure american film critical of the prophet muhammad. after a clip was posted online, the embassy in cairo put out a statement condemning the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims. tonight, the white house distanced itself from that statement, which the romney campaign called disgraceful. more details on this fluid situation as we get them. >>> but shifting gears now to the kind of story that fills any parent with dread and a bit of gratitude for the glories of technology, here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: chris powell found fame as the high-octane trainer for abc's "extreme makeover weight loss edition." >> that's it, tony, that's it.
.s. says the attack on libya was not planned. the interim president is suggesting the attack could have been the work of al-qaeda. tahman bradley, abc7 news. >>> now to mike nicco. [ talking over each other ] >>> good morning. here's a look at some of the cloud cover hanging around the bay area one of the reason why is we are going to be slightly cooler today than yesterday. because of stubborn clouds and marine layer hanging around. outside -- you can see cloud cover extensive, maybe mist along the coast for the most part dry. now temperatures, running pretty much in the 50s, low to mid 50s, antioch 57, mountain view 58, monterey bay and inland mid to upper 50s. as we head to the afternoon, san francisco the same as yesterday, so is santa rosa, concord, fremont, san jose two degrees cooler than yesterday, oakland about three. south bay san francisco san jose 74 los gatos 78 peninsula 70 in palo alto 63 millbrae 60 half moon bay 59 in daly city low to mid 60s downtown south san francisco and sausalito low to mid 70s north bay valleys upper 50s to low 60s at your beaches. mid to upper 60
garcia asked for an injunction against google the search engine has blocked users in libya, egypt and saudi arabia from viewing that film. yesterday garcia sued the film maker for fraud and slander saying she was unaware of the film's anti-muslim content. the judge refused because the filmmaker was not served a copy. >>> chris stevens was worried about his safety in that country. cnn reports he told friends his name was on an al-qaeda hit list. intelligence officials admitting it is unlikely stevens was killed by random protesters. stevens graduated from uc berkeley and uc hastings law. >>> good news for california job seeks, rates of unemployment expected to improve slowly over the next two years. according to economic forecast, the current state unemployment rate is to remain around 10.7% for the rest of this year. expected to improve to an average of 9.8% next year. by 2014 the state unemployment rate should drop to 8.5%. >>> nation's hispanic voters are the focus of the presidential race with both candidates campaigning in florida today. president obama will take part in a for
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